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Mar 14, 2013 4:00pm PDT
five people indicted by the special , a blend of cambodian and 10 international law. behind his smiling face, ieng sary was a true believer. a staunch ally of its leader, pol pot. their wives were sisters. his wife was a khmer rouge minister and one of the five defendants as her case was dropped last year due to her mental frailty. ieng sary was the face of the khmer rouge in the 1970s and 1980s. he was described as agreeable and reasonable but also as devious a and manipulative. he was encouraged of encouraging exiled cambodians to come back to power. a were almost all killed. he was also charged with complicity in the policies that cost up to 2 million lines. his death is another blow to the tribunal. it has managed to convict just one man. the commander of the khmer rouge torture and extermination center. areremaining defendants also old and import health. the tribunal is short of funding and has been bogged down and looked at -- looking at us --crimes. crimes against me humanity may never be addressed while the defendants are still living. >> an important scientific breakthr
Mar 18, 2013 2:30pm PDT
posters calling for the rule of law, something he says china urgently needs today. >> i refused to bow my head in submission, so they hit me again and again. i lay in a pool of my own blood for more than three hours. we must abolish it as soon as possible. the law should protect people's rights. >> for now, life goes on in china's hated like -- hated gulags. tang hui's incarceration has led even china's official media to say that it is time the system was swept into the dustbin of history. >> a time of change in china. finally, from the jungle of the amazon to the concrete jungle of new york. he lives in -- lived in a brazilian village it is so remote it is a five-day boat ride to the nearest town. now, through a fellowship program, he is learning to speak english and make documentaries in the city that never sleeps. as you can imagine, it is quite a shock. >> from a village deep in the amazon to one of the busiest cities in the world. how would you cope with that kind of transition? that brings today's show to a close. you can watch "bbc world news" on your local channel. i am katty k
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